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South side of Main Street en fete July 1916: streetscape Southbridge Massachusetts

South side of Main Street en fete July 1916: streetscape Southbridge Massachusetts

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Title:
South side of Main Street en fete July 1916: streetscape Southbridge Massachusetts
Description:
Victorian Southbridge resplendent with buntings, banner and flags celebrating the town's Centenary Anniversary, 1916. The view features the Edwards Block (c. 1850s)from Elm Street corner to Memorial Hall (1882); at the corner of Chapin Street, on the south side of Main Street. Banner across Main Street reads "Southbridge Centennial Celebration July 2-3-4" (1916). Early vintage car, as well as a horse and carriage, are standing on the unpaved street. There is a man precariously hanging over the peak of the Edwards Block hanging the banners, one of which is a large picture of George Washington.
Date:
July 1916
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the Jacob Edwards Library
Subjects:
Central business districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Architecture, domestic--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--New England
Southbridge (Mass.)--history
Southbridge (Mass.)--buildings
Southbridge (Mass.)--pictorial work
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
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Notes:
Is part of photographic collection at Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org. Gift of Joseph Capillo, Nov. 1974.
Identifier:
38136000224657
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